Locate this plant in a partially shaded place, where it is exposed to solar rays during the coolest hours of the day. To develop to their best, climber plants need grates, or they can be placed near a wall, which functions as a support.Let's grow the The Boston ivy outdoors; they can bear very harsh minimum temperatures, even when many degrees below zero.
Care Boston ivy
The Boston ivy has a climber deportment. This plant in the autumn assumes a purplered colouring; it is medium in size and can reach 20 m high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter. These plants are shrubs.
Feed Boston ivy
Climber plants have a quick and vigorous development, letís enrich the soil, towards the end of the winter or in autumn, with manure or slow release fertilizer; during the spring, once a month, we can add a fertilizer for green or flowering plants, rich in nitrogen and potassium to the irrigating water .
Irrigation Boston ivy
We suggest watering the The Boston ivy every 2-3 weeks with 1-2 buckets of water , which means when the soil has been dry for days; if the season should be very hot and arid we can intensify the quantity of irrigations, although we must avoid leaving the substratum soaked with water. This plant has a climber development, at times very vigorous; therefore it is good to remember that the more developed plants need more water compared to the more limited specimens.
Adversity Boston ivy
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.
Substrate Boston ivy
These plants need a substratum with an excellent drainage.
Cultivate Boston ivy
There aren't any notes. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.